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Trial Lawyers Cringe at Changes in Deceptive Trade Practices Act

by Mark Friedman 6/12/2017 12:00 am

Trial lawyers say the Legislature's changes to the Arkansas Deceptive Trade Practices Act will hurt consumers.

Legal Adversaries: Bar Association, State Chamber Wage War

by Mark Friedman 6/12/2017 12:00 am

A battle heats up as the Arkansas Chamber of Commerce begins fighting back against an Arkansas Bar Association proposal that would block the chamber's preferred version of tort reform.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Law

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

A legal resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

Nursing Home Magnate Michael Morton Considered a Top Political Donor

by Mark Friedman 3/16/2015 12:00 am

Nursing home magnate Michael Morton has long been considered a go-to guy for those looking to raise political campaign money in Arkansas.

Chaney Law Firm Receive Honors

by Mark Friedman 5/6/2013 12:00 am

The Chaney Law Firm, a family firm in Arkadelphia, received the Outstanding Trial Lawyers of the Year award April 26 from the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association.

Beaten In Legislature, Tort Reform Fight Continues

by Mark Friedman 5/6/2013 12:00 am

Even though legislation involving tort reform failed to make it out of the General Assembly last month, attorneys are pushing forward with the idea. Sen. Eddie Joe Williams, R-Cabot, who introduced the measure, says business groups supported the legislation and that tort reform is needed because surrounding states have it.